Sage4Change
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Sage Strategies

evoke real conversations
empower creative spirit
employ creative solutions

Consulting

industry experienced professionals offering objective strategies
    Identify gaps & pressure points
    Unleash human capital
    Create systemic plans to solutions
    Evoke creative spirit in your teams


Coaching

individual & team development
supporting organizational & personal success

    Empower accelerated situational change
    Evoke performance improvement
    Employ creativity to find solutions
    Develop specific skills sets


Workshops

interactive learning delivering sustainable results
    Build strategic relationships
    Monetize creativity in organizations
    Extend brand into sales and service




“It’s not the strongest species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change.”

Charles Darwin
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Organizational Consulting


Sage consultants act as objective observers to analyze and develop strategic solutions. Develop your team’s strategic plan building leadership, stronger teams, train sales professionalism, and professional development. Goal oriented and actionable workshops combined with individual coaching specifically customized to reach your business goals.

Unleash human capital...

  • Align employee’s values with corporate mission
  • Empower service gap solutions through values-driven solutions
  • Communicate effectively through challenging transitions
  • Deliver personal excellence daily
  • Empower customer service...

  • Identify & communicate the values of your brand promise
  • Deliver strategies that share brand values
  • Encourage personal accountability
  • Integrate value-driven behaviors throughout the organization
  • Align performance criterion with brand values
  • Build compliance & commitment to values-driven service
  • Evoke creative potential...

  • Ignite personal creativity and organizational design excellence
  • Team building in cross functional teams
  • Recognize creativity in all job functions
  • Energize sales...

  • Personalize selling strategies utilizing individual strengths
  • Develop individual potential and effective communication
  • Employ strategies to address dynamic environments
  • Strategic marketing to grow your business and service


  • “You can be as great as you want to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done.”

    Vince Lombardi
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    Coaching


    Coaching creative spirit

    Professional Team Development for Organizational Impact

  • Rebuild creative spirit
  • Attention to communication styles
  • Marketing, advertising and sales departments capitalize on human capital
  • Bring the next wave of products, clients and revenue to your business
  • Discover awareness to enhance creative power
  • Cross-functional internal customers improve communication through empathy
  • Personal/Individual

    You can change you job, change your career or change yourself.
  • Invest in your own future
  • Build awareness, accountability and achievement
  • Strategic planning 1st 90 days for new managers
  • Assessments accelerate the change process
  • Awareness drives goals to bridge gaps between goals and reality
  • Tools and resources to accelerate you through the change process
  • Recover your creative spirit for meaningful work
  • Performance Coaching

  • Employee derailment
  • On-boarding new employees
  • Assessments for behavior and values motivation to set goals to bridge gaps
  • Assess skill-sets gaps create tactical plan
  • Improve retention and morale

  • The fact is, coaching is a wildly successful service

  • 98.5% of clients find coachig valuable. (ICF studies)

  • 83%of clients stay with their coach over 3 months, the majority staying over 6 months. (ICF studies)

  • Organizationally it has demonstrated a return on investment (ROI) of between 500 and 700 percent. (Manchester and MetrixGlobal)

  • Where to start? Check out the resources page…where you can find out what brings you happiness? Take the VIA Signature Strengths questionnaire for free! www.authentichappiness.org

    Are you ready for coaching? Answer these questions click here to take the self scoring quiz…

    Manchester Review Article - Behavioral Change, Organizational Outcomes, and Return on Investment


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    Workshops


    creative development

    Evoke creative potential...
  • Ignite creativity and design excellence
  • Team building and cross functional synergy
  • Recognize creative potential in all job functions
  • customer service workshops

    Empower customer service...
  • Identify & communicate the values of your brand promise
  • Deliver strategies that share brand values
  • Encourage personal responsibility that supports your brand
  • Integrate value-driven behaviors throughout the organization
  • Align performance criterion with brand values
  • Build compliance & commitment to values-driven service
  • sales presentation skills

    Energize sales...
  • Personalize selling strategies utilizing individual strengths
  • Develop individual presence and effective communication
  • Employ strategies to address dynamic environments
  • Align personal vision with organizational vision and mission


  • “Coaching is a conversation, a dialogue, whereby the coach and the individual interact in a dynamic exchange to achieve goals, enhance performance and move the individual forward to greater success.”

    Zeus and Skiffington
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    Resources


    Newsletter Archive

  • Current
  • Past
  • Manchester Review Article Behavioral Change, Organizational Outcomes, and Return on Investment

  • Favorite Sites

  • Assessments for coaching click here (www.ttisurvey.com)
  • Link to www.TUT.com
  • Authentic Happiness.org
  • Amazon.com
  • Levengers.com

  • Favorite blogs and such

  • Blather Rinse Repeat – pat’s blog

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    Who are our clients?


    A partial list of client’s employers:

  • The Walt Disney Company (Entertainment)
  • ABC Television (Entertainment)
  • Northface (Consumer Products - Outdoor)
  • ICT (Call Center - Customer Service)
  • Tracey Locke (Advertising Agency)
  • Comcast Cable (Broadcast Advertising)
  • LA County / USC Medical Center (Healthcare)
  • Exelon/PECO (Utilities)
  • irise (High tech – start up)
  • Orkin Commercial Pest Control (Commercial Services)
  • Small business owners (Marine, Graphics, Logistics, etc.)
  • Clients hold these positions:

  • Business owners
  • Creative Directors
  • Senior Vice President Training and Operations
  • Regional Sales Executive
  • National Sales Manager
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Vice President New Product Development
  • Executive Administrative Assistant
  • Landscape Designer
  • Training and Development Consultant
  • Branch Manager
  • What they say?


    Landscape Designer on getting unstuck in the creative process… “The right guidance can bring out the necessary direction to do what you know you need to do.”

    General Manager in a family business on communication… “We have had record months for over a year now. …I know that we are keeping more of our money, not having to give money back to customers due to the conversations we’re having.”

    Deputy Chief in government on trusting yourself… “I know that I wouldn’t have had that same conversation before coaching.”

    Branch Manager on prepping for a difficult conversation“It helped so much to shift focus from on how devastating it can be to the possibility that he would be relieved. He is relieved. It ended up that he was more than willing to assist in the transition.”

    Grief and Loss Counselor on perspective…“You are one that I go to for business advice. You always bring strong, sound business perspective to the conversation.”

    Trainer, Consultant and Coach on seeing the shadow side… “Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart for everything... for opening that door..... Still surprised that I trust you as much as I do.”

    Supervisor of Admissions and Records on emotional intelligence…“Conversations with my toxic boss are still challenging but I can now separate her behavior from what I need to get done.”

    Situation comedy writer on humor...“You know you’re really funny.”






     

    About Us



    Pat Weiland

    Pat Weiland brings 25 years of business expertise to her role as Managing Partner of Sage Strategies. Her intuitive laser-like coaching style uncovers business challenges. She utilizes operational understanding and proven project management skills in diagnosing and strategizing management of change for organizational and behavioral problem-solving. Formally trained as a coach, she is certified by International Coaching Federation (ICF) with Associate Certified Coach (ACC) status.

    She brings her operational management experience to organizations ranging from Fortune 100 companies to small family-run operations. Clients include Presidents, Vice Presidents, Directors in Creative positions, New Product Development, Training and Development and Sales Executives. Industries include; Advertising, Aerospace, Broadcast Television, Call Centers, Consumer Products, Education, Entertainment, Government, Health Care, Pest Control, Radio, Outdoor, Utilities and others. With six years in marketing at The Walt Disney Company, she has in-depth working knowledge of organizational pressures. She facilitates communication bridges introducing speaking and listening skills to environments where roadblocks challenge efficiency. She is an award-winning marketing professional with a strong desire to give people the tools to connect with their creative spirit and grow businesses through smart, effective plans.

    Pat is an Advisory Board Member to The Salvation Army Los Angeles and is working towards completion of her Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Development. Her passion is with group dynamics and effective communication through conflict for creative problem solving. She holds a Masters of Arts degree in Organizational Management. She is certified in DISC behavioral analysis. As a member of ICF she adheres to competence and ethical standards required for certification. She is also a member of the American Society of Training and Development and Organizational Development Network.

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    Pat Weiland
    310.503.5856
    info@sage4change.com




    Michael Hess

    Kim Tedford is a coach and workshop producer with twenty years of experience in marketing communications project leadership. That's two decades of delivering successful, complex, promotional programs to high profile and demanding clients. Kim’s natural consultative style helps diffuse emotional turmoil and inspire personal excellence in diverse, changing environments. As a coach, Kim supports client’s natural inclination to evolve by dismantling old paradigms and empowering expanded visions for personal and professional success. As a workshop producer, Kim helps individuals and organizations align values-driven goals with behavior and policies to bridge performance gaps.

    Kim has great passion for bringing people and organizations to their creative center. She has sought tools and educational pathways to reawaken this connection. Believing we are powerful creators with a purpose, Kim seeks to enliven her client’s passion, align it with purpose, and meet external demands through personal meaning.

    Kim Tedford has a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies and is in final stages of thesis completion to earn a Master of Arts in Human Development. Additionally, Kim is a certified practitioner and workshop producer for Unlimited Breath™ and Unlimited Body™, healing modalities designed to awaken a more conscious life.

    Contact Ms. Tedford to schedule your new beginning.

    Kim Tedford
    414.476.9335
    kim@sage4change.com




    Michael Hess

    Michael Hess brings twenty years of media production to working to his role as Principle of Alacran Media. Formally educated at San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Science in Film and Video Production Michael has continuous passion for using those skills as a tool for learning. He continues to evolve his practice as technology advances while retaining those tried and true processes and foundation that works capturing timeless treasures and educational tools for those clients seeking to reach further in their careers. Through a myriad of training sessions, instructional videos and live events Michael has documented speakers of all ability levels. This has provided him with an accumulated wisdom and unique and valuable perspective on presentation and speaking skills.

    Clients come from a broad spectrum of industry, medical, and educational institutions, and financial. He has been shooting (taping) speakers of all levels of expertise and with that experience he brings an experienced eye to all that he does. Alacran tapes a variety of live events, training videos, instructional videos, speaking engagements, personal events such as weddings, corporate presentations, college admission and job application reels. Michael has actively embraced Toastmasters and brought video graphing to the local chapter as a means to improve and document tips and tricks of excellence in speaking with technology.

    Living in Santa Barbara California with his wife and young son Michael is firmly entrenched in the community. In his free time he enjoys the outdoors, camping and traveling to Baja, California.

    Michael Hess
    805.570.1835
    alacranmedia@cox.net

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    Sage Strategies

    2211 Griffith Park Boulevard
    Los Angeles, California 90039
    USA
    Phone: 310-503-5856
    Email: info@sage4change.com


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